She wants to lose another 20 pounds through excessive exercising and purging.

I wrote you yesterday about a friend. She is 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 100 pounds. As you said she showed signs of bulimia/anorexia. I approached her and used all methods. She even said her doctor was concerned. She refuses help. She wants to lose another 20 pounds through excessive exercising and purging....

I am 21 years old now, but my eating disorder started when I was 16.

I am 21 years old now, but my eating disorder started when I was 16. Most of the past 5 years were spent in hospitals or in a blur. I am 4 feet 10 inches weighing 130 pounds at the start. Which was truly overweight since my normal weight range was supposed to be...

I would like to use the Healthy Body Calculator to attain a normal weight.

I really would like to use the Healthy Body Calculator® and get some feedback to help me attain a normal weight. Being 5 feet 5 inches and 110 pounds I am pretty sure that this is not a normal weight to have. I am also somewhat anorexic. For example, if you put a large...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with anorexia?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with anorexia? The Behavioral Health Nutrition practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with patients who have eating disorders. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state, the type of service you...

I have a female friend who weighs between 100 to 105 pounds

Here is my question: I have a female friend who is 16 years old. She weighs between 100 to 105 pounds. Also, she is 5 feet 4 inches tall. She is doing several things. First, she went on a water diet and lost about 10 pounds. Then, she tried diet pills, once almost overdosed. Then,...

I exercise everyday for 2 1/2 hours.

I do exercise every day for 2 1/2 hours. I eat very carefully. Yes, I am addicted to laxatives. I am afraid of what will happen if I stop. The dietitian I use to see (for more than 2 years) tells me that I am killing my insides that my bowels will stop working and...

I am going on a vacation in few weeks and thought about not taking my laxatives.

I am going on a vacation in a few weeks. I thought about not taking my laxatives. What will happen to my body when I stop? My body is used to taking 5 pills each night and some in the morning. Will my body still work or will I have to reduce the laxatives...

Do you know what happens to the body when laxatives are overused?

Do you know what happens to the body when laxatives are overused? I am using 5 pills every night for the last few years. Lately, I am been waking up in middle of the night with terrible stomach pains. I am wondering if the laxatives have an impact on my stomach. Don't tell me to...

I will lose control of my weight if stop taking laxatives.

I feel like I will lose control of my weight if stop taking the laxatives. I even take the laxatives with me when I go out at night so I won't miss laxatives time. Renfrew (eating disorder clinic) thinks I should come back to them so I can get myself off the pills. I talked...

I knew about the laxative recall so am thinking about taking water pills to fight the bloat.

I knew about the laxative recall. For awhile some of the laxatives were not on the market. I won't be going back to Renfrew. There is something about going back to a place where I spent 9 weeks back in 1992. The reason for the 105 is to fit back into pre-Renfrew pants. I looked...

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